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Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe, NY Feb. 20, 1907 by: GSubyak@aol.com
MAJOR RICHARDSON INJURED
Canandaigua, Feb. 19 - This morning Canandaigua streets were covered with sleet and footing on the sidewalks was very precarious. Several bad falls were sustained, but the most serious reported was that of Major Charles A. RICHARDSON, Gettysburg battlefield commissioner for New York state, who fell on the walk near his home, on Gorham street. He sustained a severe sprain of his left arm and shoulder.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe, NY Thursday, Feb. 21, 1907 by: GSubyak@aol.com
CASE GOES TO THE JURY
Action Against Northern Central Railroad Comes Next
Canandaigua - Feb. 20 - The rebuttal testimony in the now celebrated Galusha THACHER will case was finished this afternoon, in Supreme Court, and to-morrow the case will go to the jury. The next case to be tried will be that of Mary DOYLE, as administrator, etc., of George DOYLE, deceased vs. the Northern Central Railroad Company. It is one of the preferred actions on the calendar. The attorneys are C. D. KICHEL, of Rochester, by Clair L. MOREY, of Canandaigua, for the plaintiff, and Diven & Diven, of Elmira, assisted by John GILLETTE, of Canandaigua. The trial will begin to-morrow.
Court will be held all of next week, and Justice BENTON states that there are so many cases that ought to be tried he will make an effort to arrange for the continuation of this term next month.
SHOT HIMSELF IN THE FOOT
Vincent Man Was Loading His Rifle to Shoot a Cow
Canandaigua - Feb. 20 - At the Canandaigua Hospital for Physicians and Surgeons, yesterday, Harry BLISS, of Vincent, in the town of Bristol, was operated upon with the X-rays to locate three pieces of a large caliber rifle bullet that he shot into his foot, while loading the rifle to shoot a cow.
The bullet was split upon his arctic rubber buckle as it struck his foot, making a bad wound, but the lead was successfully removed and BLISS is doing well. He was attended by Dr. B. T. McDOWELL, of Bristol Center.
Miss Jennie McMASTER, who slipped on ice at the KINDE residence on Daley avenue, Tuesday, is at the Memorial Hospital, where it was necessary to use the X-rays to aid in setting a bone in her knee that had been fractured.
WILL INVESTIGATE HIS RECORD
Canandaigua - Feb. 20 - A man who was arrested at Geneva, for intoxication, and who gave the name of Harry SUMMERS, is suspected by the authorities of being no less a person that "Flash" CONNERS, a crook who was seen about the villages of Manchester and Shortsville, about the time of the bank delivery at the latter place December 20th, and his record will undergo thorough investigation during the thirty days he is in jail.
MISS OLIVE JONES
Canandaigua - Feb. 20 - Word came from Bristol today of the funeral in that place of Miss Olive JONES, aged about 92 years, who died at her home there, on Monday. She was a lifelong resident of the town, her parents being pioneers and she was widely known and beloved. The only survivor is one sister, Mrs. Nancy PHILLIPS. The funeral was conducted by Rev. L. D. BOYNTON, and the interment was at Evergreen cemetery.
Ontario Co. Times, Canandaigua, NY Feb 27, 1907 by: Dianne Thomas
+ Killed Near Manchester - Shortsville, Feb 27 - When walking along the Lehigh Valley Railroad tracks just west of the village of Manchester, about 200 feet from the Brewster Crossing, on Saturday afternoon, Elisha ALLEN of Farmington was struck by the engine of the 3:30 west bound passenger train, and instantly killed. He was carrying a sack of suet on his shoulder, and it is reported, paid no attention to the whistle of the oncoming train.
The trains was stopped and the body left in charge of one of the crew until help could reach the place. Coroner Daniel A. EISELINE of Shortsville, was called and ordered the body to be taken to Stoddard's undertaking establishment, in Shortsville. A corner's inquest will be held in Manchester this afternoon. Mr. ALLEN, who was born in the town of Farmington 65 years ago, was the son of Marvin and Mary Gardner ALLEN. He had always lived in Farmington and since the death of a brother a few years ago, had lived alone. He was peculiar and had never married.
+ The funeral of George W. MC LOUTH, a prominent farmer of this vicinity, who died at his home in the town of Manchester, at 12 o'clock on Tuesday night, Feb 19th, was held from the family home at 2 o'clock on Saturday afternoon, the Rev. S. S. PRATT, pastor of the Manchester and Shortsville Methodist Episcopal churches, officiating. Interment was made in the Palmyra Cemetery. Mr. MC LOUTH was a son of the late London MC LOUTH and was born in the town of Farmington 71 years ago. His whole life was spent in this locality, and he had lived for the past 33 years on the farm where he died. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Amanda Rush MC LOUTH, and one son, Russell R. MC LOUTH, both of Manchester; two brothers, Peter MC LOUTH of Cherry Creek and Aldrich MC LOUTH of Medina, Mich. and two sisters, Mrs. Charles WALTON of Palmyra and Miss Lenora MC LOUTH of Willard.
+ SEXTON Conviction Affirmed - Ex-District Attorney THOMPSON received telegraphic notice from Albany yesterday, that the Court of Appeals had affirmed the judgment of the lower court in the case of Edward SEXTON, convicted in this county in April 1904, of the crime of murder. SEXTON, who was a resident of Farmington, it will be remembered, was charged with killing his neighbor, Thomas MAHANEY, by shooting on the 23rd of June, 1903. The appeal was argued before the Court of Appeals on Jan. 29, by R. R. SCOTT, Esq., for the defendant and by Mr. THOMPSON for the people. The decision now handed down settles SEXTON'S fate, unless the Governor intervenes.
+ The Jury Could Not Agree - A Three Weeks Trial Comes to Naught - Sued.
The trial of the Mary Isabella GALUSA vs. Cynthia A. THATCHER and others action in Supreme Court was brought to a close on Saturday afternoon when the jury announced that they had been unable to reach an agreement, after nearly twenty hours of deliberation. Thursday and Friday were consumed, in the summing up of this action and the judge's charge, the case going to the jury somewhat after 6 o'clock Friday night.
At the opening of court, Monday morning, Justice BENTON announced (cut off)
+ Miss Mary HICKS is visiting her brother Bertram, at Buffalo.
+ Mrs. Clyde SMITH of Main street, gave a card party on Tuesday evening, February 19th.
+ There will be a sociable at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles PERHAMUS, East Main street, by the Ladies' Aid Society of the Presbyterian church.
+ Miss Dora C. MC GURK who is taking a course in the Brockport Normal school, spent Saturday and Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James MC GURK, Main street.
+ Maurice B. SWEETING of Jackson Mich., son in law of Mr. and Mrs. Calvin P. BROWN of High street, is very ill in a Jackson hospital, where he recently underwent a serious operation.
+ Percy PETTIT, who has been in Chicago for several months, has returned to his home in Hopewell.
+ A Francis WILLIARD Memorial will be held at the home of Rev. and Mrs. Seymour C. FERRIS, Robinson street, on Wednesday evening.
+ Thursday, Feb 28th, - Asil PENOYER, 4 miles west of Canandaigua; 3 good horses, 5 cows, corn and stalks, 20 course woo sheep, 100 hens, farming tools; terms 1 year; sale 12 o'clock noon.
+ Friday, March 1st - James O'NEAL on State street in Manchester, NY; 4 horses, 4 cows and farming tools; sale 1 pm.
+ Monday, March 4th - P. Henry GRACE, 2 miles Northeast of Canandaigua on M. B. LINDSLEY farm; 4 horses, cows, 100 grade ewes due to lamb April 1st, brood sow and farming tools; sale 1 pm.
+ Wednesday, March 6th - Mrs. William BROWN - 1/2 mile north of Reeds Corners, on J. O. HANKINSON farm; 7 good horses, cows and a large amount of farming tools, also quantity of furniture; sale 10 am. This property is nearly new and will go without reserve. Lunch at noon.
+ Thursday, March 7th - Mary D. HICKOX, 3 miles west of Canandaigua; horses, cows, farming tools, 60 hens, 40 sheep, 10 swarms of bees, quantity of furniture; sale 1 pm.
Ontario Co. Times, Canandaigua, NY Wed, March 6, 1907 by: Dianne Thomas
+ Death of Mrs. Asa N. DEAL - Leaves a Family of Ten Children - Allen's Hill Notes -
Allen's Hill, March 2. - Died, at Allen's Hill, February 26, Margaret PATTERSON, wife of Asa N. DEAL, aged 59 years. Mrs. DEAL was born in Newark, NY, February 20, 1848, the daughter of George and Elizabeth PATTERSON. She married Mr. DEAL in 1866, at Avon. She leaves a family of ten children, Mrs. Elizabeth ADSIT of Clifton Park; Mrs. Ella C. HOLMES of Castile; Mrs. Harriet D. HUGHES of Mayfield; Mrs. S. T. GARLINGHOUSE of Allen's Hill; Miss J. H. DEAL of Bolivar; Leroy DEAL of Victor; George DEAL of Canadice; Miss Marjorie DEAL of Syracuse; Ruth and John E., of this place. Of her own family, three brothers and two sisters, James PATTERSON of Mertensia, Wilson and G. Edward PATTERSON of this place; Mrs. Sarah WELCHER of Newark; and Miss Mary E. PATTERSON, who lived with her. She leaves seven grandchildren. A faithful member of the M. E. church and a regular attendant on the worship of that body, a member of the Sunday school, La (cut off)
+ Allan Elmer CORNFORD and Miss Cora May BURROWS, both of this village, were untied in marriage last Saturday evening (Mar 2nd) at the Presbyterian parsonage, by Rev. Frank W. HILL. For several years Miss BURROWS made her home with the late Mrs. Stephen TALMADGE, in this village and went with Mrs. TALMADGE to Wilson NY, when the latter moved to that village. She returned to this place a few weeks ago. The groom is the son of H. Elmer CORNFORD, the well known dealer in farmer's supplies.
+ The following wills have been admitted to probate in the Surrogate's court in this village: That of George N. WILLIAMS, late of Canandaigua, naming Clark WILLIAMS and Walter S. SLEGHT as executors; that of Alfred WESTFALL, late of Phelps, disposing of a $5,250 estate and naming Will WESTFALL as executor; and that of Warren C. STODDARD, late of Hopewell, disposing of a $4,400 estate and naming Catherine F. STODDARD and Frank M. CURTIS as executors.
Victor Herald, Victor , NY Friday, May 17, 1907 by: Dianne Thomas
Wedding -- (cut off) was solemnized in Syracuse, Thursday, May 9th, when Miss Emily Louise BATTERSON, daughter of Mrs. Sarah York BATTERSON, was united in marriage to Ransom Badger TRUE Jr., The ceremony took place in the evening and was performed by the Rev. Dr. CODDINGTON of Grace Episcopal church in the presence of a large number of friends. Pink and white formed the color scheme. The wedding march from Loherngrin and Mendelsohn's Wedding March were played before and after the ceremony. Miss Harriet BATTERSON, sister of the bride, was maid of honor and was gowned in pink and carried pink roses; Miss Fannie TRUE, sister of the groom, was first bridesmaid, , the others being Miss Christina REED and Miss Doris Beardsley of Syracuse and Miss Marguerite ROWE of Rochester. All wore point d'esprit over white silk and carried pink roses. A striking feature of the bridemaids' costumes appear in the coronet wreaths of ribbon which matched in color the wide pink sashes worn with the gowns. The bride's gown was of white mousseline with collar of duchess point lace. She wore a veil fastened with a chaplet of orange blossoms and carried a shower bouquet of bride's roses. The groom's present was a magnificent diamond sunburst. Mrs. BATTERSON'S gown was of violet voile and Mrs. TRUE was in pearl grey chiffon and satin, made over silk of the same tint.
Hugh JENNINGS of Cortland, George GALLUP of Auburn, Hamilton BARNES of Syracuse and John PEMBERTON of Owego, were ushers. Ralph STILLWELL of Syracuse, was best man. Miss BATTERSON, preceded by the others of the bridal party passed up the aisle meeting the groom and his attendants at the altar. She was given away by her mother.
Following the ceremony, a reception was given at the home of the bride, 743 South Crouse Ave., to the immediate friends and relatives. At the bride's table, much merriment was occasioned over a cake containing a gold ring, a thimble and a piece of money, all of which were regarded as having grave significance for those to whom they fell in the distribution. Many out of town guests were present. There were many beautiful gifts received, that of the groom's father, being a chest of silver.
Mr. and Mrs. TRUE have gone to New York and will visit Boston before they return, when they will be at home, after June 15th, at 207 Comstock Avenue, Syracuse. A clever incident connected with the going away, occurred when Mr. and Mrs. TRUE hastening into the carriage drawn up before the door, passed rapidly through, into one on the other side, and though the first was followed only a few blocks, Mr. and Mrs. TRUE had time to get safely on board the train beyond reach of the rice and confetti throwing brigade. They still had the placards to contend with, however. A number of these had been prepared in advance and bore the inscription "Just Married! Any little attention shown these young people will be heartily appreciated by their friends." These were distributed among the fellow passengers.
Among the pre-nuptial functions given for Miss BATTERSON, were a kitchen shower, a handkerchief shower and a linen shower. Miss Fannie TRUE entertained the bridal party at dinner, Wednesday evening. Here too the color scheme was pink and white. Miss BATTERSON present her bridesmaids with pearl necklaces and Mr. TRUE gave the young men scarf pins set with pearls. As the family has again taken possession at "Ingleside", it is expected that Mr. and Mrs. TRUE will visit here in the summer.
ONTARIO COUNTY TIMES
Wednesday July 3, 1907 Pg
7, col 5 by: Ron Hanley
MARRIED O'REILLY - SCANTLIN
At Canandaigua, June 26, 1907, Charles O'Reilly and Miss Catherine Scantlin, both of Canandaigua
Ontario Co. Times, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday, October 23, 1907 by: Dianne Thomas
+ KAVENY Auction - John KAVENY, being about to discontinue farming, will sell at public auction at his home, three and one half miles west of Canandaigua, and one half mile north of Centerfield road, on Wednesday, October 30th at 1 o'clock pm, four good horses, five head of cattle, ten swarms of bees, Plymouth Rock hens, turkeys, 12 tons timothy hay, grain, fodder, a large quantity of farming implements, some nearly new and some household goods. W. H. HOFFMAN will act as auctioneer.
+ Ground to Death In A Corn Binder - Michael RYAN, a farmer living about one mile east of Chapinville, met death in a horrible manner yesterday afternoon. Just how the accident occurred, is not known.
Mr. RYAN has been to Shortsville and was bringing back to his farm a corn binder, when it is supposed, he in some way fell from his seat and was caught between the drive wheel and frame of the machine. In this position his life was literally ground out as the horses continued on their way.
The accident was discovered by a passing teamster and the horses stopped, but he was already extinct. Coroner WARNER was called to the scene and found the facts as related above.
Besides his wife, Mr. RYAN leaves two sons, Patrick and Edward, the latter holding a critical position with Murray Bros. of this village, and three daughters, Etta and Mary, who have made their home with their parents, and Mrs. John DYER of Rochester.
Ontario Co. Times, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday, October 30, 1907 by: Dianne Thomas
+ Miss Mary J. BROWN died at the home of her sister, Mrs. Floyd HUTCHENS, on October 25, after a short illness. She was born Aug 25, 1831, in the town of South Bristol, near what is know as the "Brown Stand.". She removed to this place with her parents in 1850 and had resided here since that time. She was a lady of culture and refinement and was identified with every good work as long as her health permitted. Her work in the church and Sunday School for a number of years is most pleasantly remembered. Miss BROWN was educated at the old East Bloomfield Academy and Lima Seminary, after which she attended Oberlin College. She taught two years in Delaware County, Ohio, and for 10 years in different places in this town. She was recognized at that time as one of the most efficient and thorough teachers in the county and many of her old pupils remember today her gentle manner, kindness and patience, while they were children under her instruction. Wile in Oberlin, she united with the Congregational church of that place. She is survived by two sisters, Miss Ann BROWN and Mrs. Floyd HUTCHENS, both of this place. The funeral was held from the home of Mrs. HUTCHENS, Sunday afternoon, Rev. J. H. FRANCE of Canandaigua, officiating. Interment at Pine Bank cemetery.
+ Wedding - DEAL - STEELE - (cut off) white with pink crowns and pink sashes, and carried pink carnations. Mrs. F. E. TORPY of Charlotte, was mistress of ceremonies. The bride was gowned in white satin mescaline, cut en train, with yoke and trimmings of duchess lace. She wore a veil, and carried a shower bouquet of bride's roses. A wedding supper followed the service, the guests being seated at small tables. There were 14 at the bride's table, the centerpiece of which was white carnations, while festoons of smilax and pink carnations fell from the elecrollier to the table." After a short wedding trip, Mr. and Mrs. DEAL arrived in Gorham this Saturday afternoon and will take up their residence in the THIELAN house, where they will be "at home" after November 12. Gorham people and patrons of the New Age extend hearty congratulations and best wishes.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Wesley STOKOE leave this week for a few weeks' stay in Mt. Clements, Mich.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln GLAZIER of Pueblo, Col, are visiting in the village at the home of their aunt, Mrs. Sarah BOYCE and with other relatives in this vicinity.
+ Mrs. Clarence BOYCE recently entertained her cousin, Miss Lizzie RICHANECKER of Rochester.
+ Dr. William LESTER of Greenville, Mich., was a recent guest of relatives in town.
+ Mrs. Jean PYBUS has returned from the Memorial hospital at Canandaigua and is at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Albert KINDELBERGER.
+ Miss Nettie WHYTE has so far recovered from a recent attack of fever as to be able to be out.
+ Mrs. William SNYDER was able to resume her place in the schoolroom this week, after an illness of a couple of weeks. Miss DU BOIS, who acted as a substitute, has returned to her home in Savona.
+ The tomb of Joseph HERSHEY was finished last week and his remains were transferred to it form the MAPES vault.
Ontario Co. Times, Canandaigua, NY Wed, Nov 13, 1907 by: Dianne Thomas
+ Mr. and Mrs. W. L. FOSTER and Mrs. J. H. WATSON are at their home on Main street north, after spending the summer at Shale Rock.
+ Miss Marguerite FRANCE, Miss Jessie HOWE and Miss Linda COMBES, who are students at Wells College, spent the weekend at their homes in this village. Miss COMBES was accompanied by Miss Corinne SAUNDERS, Miss Nellie ALLISON and Miss Ethel HALL.
+ Sven EDSTROM, the young man who has been confined at the County jail, awaiting the outcome of the injuries to Albert ANDREWS, which the latter received from the discharge of a revolver in the hands of EDSTROM a week or so ago, has been released from custody and on Monday returned to New York. ANDREWS is considered out of danger.
+ The death of Mrs. Catherine CULLEN, widow of Richard CULLEN, occurred at her home on Parrish street, Wednesday night, following an illness which had extended over a period of ten years, but she had been confined to her bed only about four weeks. Mrs. CULLEN was 81 years of age and had spent the greater part of her life in Canandaigua, coming to this country from Ireland, when a young girl. She was a faithful and devoted member of St. Mary's church, from which place the funeral was held Saturday morning, at 9:30 o'clock. Mrs. CULLEN leaves two daughters, Esther and Elizabeth, and one son, William, all of this place, besides a host of friends.
+ Card of Thanks - Esther CULLEN wishes to thank her many friends and neighbors for their kindness during the sickness and death of her mother, Mrs. RICHARD CULLEN, and also the employees of the Lisk Mfg. Co. for the flowers sent.
Ontario Co. Times, Canandaigua, NY Wed, Nov 20, 1907 by: Dianne Thomas
+ Death of Charles S. LEWIS - Many friends in Canandaigua will be sorry to learn of the death of Charles Sherman LEWIS, who died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. E. D. (cut off)
+ Death - Mr. FLINT - (cut off) ....aged ___ years and 10 months. Mr. FLINT was for years the driver of the Palmyra stage.
Mr. FLINT leaves three sons, George FLINT of Geneva; Harry FLINT of New York and Edwin FLINT of San Francisco and three daughters, Miss Ella FLINT of Prattsburg; Mrs. John VAN BROOKER and Miss Eva FLINT of this village.
The funeral was held on Monday afternoon from Kennedy's undertaking rooms, the Rev. H. L. GAYLORD of St. John's church officiating, and the burial was at the West Avenue cemetery.
+ Frederick H. ABELL, a former member of the Canandaigua high school faculty, met with a sad death in Rochester on the 9th. He had escaped from the Graham sanitarium in which he was a patient and the next day his dead body was found near the reservoir in Highland park. His death is attributed to cold and exposure. He was 41 years of age.
+ While walking in the highway, Michael WOLF of Lancaster, was run down by one of two rigs that were racing. He died from his injuries Thursday, one of the buggy thills having pierced his breast. The identity of the drivers of the rigs are unknown.
+ County officials yesterday took six prisoners recently sentenced by Judge W. H. KNAPP, to Auburn, to begin the service of their terms of imprisonment there. They were John STARKEY, William DUFFEY, Henry REYNOLDS, Harry TIMBERLY, Frank SEARLES and James RILEY.
+ Miss Lean KETCHUM, who has been the guest of Miss Isabel MENTETH, at Menteth's Point, for two weeks, left yesterday for Saratoga.
+ Mrs. Winfield WOOD of Rochester, is visiting her cousins, Mrs. John D. MC KECHNIE, Main street north and Mrs. H. L. HOWE at Brookside Farm.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. WILCOX and Walter WILCOX of Nueva, Gerona, Isle of Pines, are guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. MENTETH at Menteth's Point.
+ Miss Emma WATKINS who has been spending some time with Mrs. Joshua WALKER, Gibson street, expects to leave on Monday for Baltimore.
+ Past Midshipman Emory CLEMENT, of the US Battleship, Georgia, is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. N. CLEMENT, Main street north.
+ Mrs. Joshua WALKER and Miss WALKER, Gibson street, recently entertained Mr. and Mrs. Washington WILSON of Metuchin, NJ and Miss GILMAN of Clifton Springs.
+ Mrs. G. A. MAC GREEVEY of Elmira, is the guest of Mrs. James MC CABE, Howell street. Mrs. MC CABE will entertain at cards in her honor tomorrow afternoon and Friday evening.
+ Mr. and Mrs. E. H. HOGLE and daughter, Olive, who have been guests of F. W. LECKIE and family, Hubbell street, for the past ten days, will leave today for their home in Los Angeles, Cal.
+ Mrs. W. J. DONOVAN, Howell street, was called to Geneseo last week to attend the funeral of her friends, Mr. and Mrs. John TOOLE. Mr. TOOLE suffered a stroke of apoplexy at his store on Friday evening, dying immediately and Mrs. TOOLE, who had been seriously ill for some time, died two days after. They left a son, Charles TOOLE and a daughter, Miss Mary TOOLE.
+ Mrs. Edward A. PRICE of Media, has issued invitations to the marriage of her daughter, Miss Lucy Brooks PRICE and Dr. Louis Henry MUTSCHLER of Philadelphia, on Saturday evening, December 7, at 6:30 in Christ church, Media, Pa., Dr. and Mrs. MUTSCHLER will be at home at 2030 Tioga street, Philadelphia, after February 1. Dr. MUTSCHLER was a Canandaigua boy, and his numerous friends will be interested to learn of his approaching marriage.
Ontario Co. Times, Canandaigua, NY Wed, Dec 4, 1907 by: Dianne Thomas
+ Henry M. DAVIS, whose loss of a foot by amputation was reported in last week's Times, is getting along nicely.
+ Mrs. C. L. JONES, Chapin street, was called to Buffalo last week by the illness of her father, Mr. Franklin REED.
+ Mr. George N. PARMELE and his son, Ellis, Gibson street, returned on Monday from a visit to the James town Exposition.
+ Mrs. G. F. LATTER and children of Buffalo, were Thanksgiving guests of Mrs.. LATTER'S sister, Mrs. Seymour DURAND, Washington street.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Merritt C. WILCOX returned on Friday from visiting their daughter, Mrs. Arthur A. ADAMS at Framingham, Mass.
+ Miss Laura DURAND of Syracuse University, spent the Thanksgiving vacation here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Willis O. DURAND.
+ Mr. and Mrs. W. R. MARKS and Mr. and Mrs. Frank MARKS, spent Thanksgiving in Palmyra as guests of Dr. W. H. MARKS and family.
+ Andrew MC KECHNIE of this village, left last week for Norfolk, Va., where he will spend the winger with his cousin, Mrs. Gordon DE CORDY.
+ Mrs. Anna Cooley SMITH, Gibson street, and Mr. and Mrs. Orion J. COOLEY, of the Cooley road, have been visiting Mrs. George ROBINSON at Ogdensburg.
+ W. W. ARMSTRONG and family, who have been spending the summer up the lake, moved to Canandaigua yesterday and will make their home on Pleasant street.
+ Mrs. L. A. MITCHELL, Howells street, is spending a week at Vine Valley. She is with Mr. and Mrs. W. A. DAVIS of Manitou, Col., who expect to spend some time on the lake shore.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Ernest J. ABEL have removed from this village to Hudson, where Mr. ABEL is foreman of the Evans Brewing Co. George H. WALLACE succeeds him as foreman of the Mc Kechnie bottling works here.
+ Miss Emeline BUSHFIELD, Howell street, fell on the walk in front of her house on Monday, fracturing a limb. On Tuesday she was removed to the Canandaigua hospital, where the fracture was reduced by Dr. BEAHAN.
+ Mrs. Louis MUTSCHLER, Dungan street, will leave the latter part of this week for Media, Pa., to attend the wedding of her son, Dr. L. H. MUTSCHLER, and Miss Lucy Brooks PRICE of that place. She will be accompanied by her daughter, Mrs. L. A. PARKHURST, Howell street. After the wedding Mrs. MUTSCHLER will take a trip to Virginia, Washington and Baltimore.
+ The death of Lewis BENHAM occurred suddenly on Thanksgiving day (Nov. 29), at the home of his son, F. G. BENHAM, on the west lake shore. Mr. BENHAM was born in Hopewell on March 13, 1821, and therefore was nearly 87 years old.
He was apparently in his usual good health on Thursday morning, ate a hearty breakfast and attended to his tasks. After dinner he went to lie down and about 6 o'clock passes away quietly. Death was due to heart failure.
Mr. BENHAM, who in his younger days, was a cooper by trade, has for the past 16 years resided with his won, who with a daughter, Mrs. Emma B. TRIPP of Cleveland, Oh., and four grandchildren, survive him. His wife died about 5 years ago.
The funeral was held in the church at Chapinville, the Rev. Mr. ENSIGN officiating and the interment was in the Sandhill cemetery.
+ Mary E. ELTON, wife of John M. BAKER, died at her home in Bristol, on Wednesday, the 27th, at the age of 55 years. Mrs. BAKER was born in Farmington, but spent her young womanhood in West Bloomfield, where the family home was made while she was yet an infant. She was married to Mr. BAKER in 1873. she leaves a daughter, Mrs. Alta A. TILTON, who lives in Bristol. Her mother, Mrs. Nathaniel ELTON, who has attained the great age of 87 years, and one brother, James ELTON, (cut off)
+ Intoxicated Drive Causes Accident - George HODGE of Centerfield, came to Canandaigua on Monday and imbibed a little too freely. In the afternoon, while driving along Main street, in the vicinity of the Memorial Hospital, he succeeded in colliding with the rig of the G. M. Kennedy furniture establishment and more or less, wrecking it. The harness was broken and the horse ran away. The driver was thrown out and somewhat injured. Later, Mr. HODGE was hauled into police court, where his female companion deposited $10 to pay for the damage to the Kennedy rig and sentence was suspended.
Ontario Co. Times, Canandaigua, NY Wed, Dec 11, 1907 by: Dianne Thomas
+ Our veteran contemporary, the Ontario Messenger, surprised the town last week by announcing that beginning Monday and continuing for 2 months or longer if the patronage warrants, it would appear as a daily newspaper. The first issues have been received with much interest and evidence both the courage and the enterprise of the publisher. The Daily Messenger is certainly a good appearing and newsy sheet, and deserves success.
Ontario Co. Journal, Canandaigua, NY Fri, Dec 20, 1907 Pg 7 by: Dianne Thomas
+ The death of Mrs. Harold WHEELER occurred at the Canandaigua hospital on Tuesday morning, after an illness of several months from appendicitis. She leaves her husband and her mother, Mrs. William PARK, of Clifton Springs. Mrs. WHEELER was 38 years of age. Brief services were held from the home on Main street south, yesterday morning at 11 o'clock, Rev. W. H. SKEELS officiating. The remains were taken yesterday afternoon to Bristol, where the funeral was held from the Universalist church, Rev. L. D. BOYNTON, officiating.
+ On Saturday, Frank W. LECKIE, Hubbell street, received word of the death of his mother, Mrs. William LECKIE, that morning at St. Joseph's hospital, Port Arthur, Canada, from acute bronchitis. Mrs. LECKIE was 60 years of aged. Besides her husband and son, one daughter, Mrs. Louise A. WINTER, of Toronto, survives.
+ LaVerne PIERCE, the 5 month old son of Mr. & Mrs. Leon PIERCE, Tilyes street, died on Friday morning from spinal meningitis. The funeral was held from the home the following afternoon, Rev Ward MOSHER officiating.
+ Mrs. D. G. HAIRE is ill with grip fever.
+ Frank O. SISSON is ill with muscular rheumatism at his home on Atwater place.
+ Dr. H. N. HOLMES, who is ill with fever at the Memorial hospital, was slightly improved yesterday.
+ Mrs. L. L. SMITH Sr., Gibson street, will leave today to visit friends at Cleveland and Youngstown, Oh.
+ Mrs. H. H. SCOFIELD, who has been with her sister, Mrs. Reuben SCOFIELD, at Penn Yan, returned home yesterday.
+ Mr. & Mrs. Joshua WALKER and Miss WALKER, of Gibson street, will leave tomorrow to spend the holidays with relatives in Brooklyn.
+ George W. GILLETTE, son of John GILLETTE, of this village, is one of the managers of the Charity ball, which will be given at Buffalo in January.
+ Mrs. Clara NORTH with her son and daughter will leave on Tuesday for Youngstown, Oh., to spend the holidays with her daughter, Mrs. Thomas PEET.
+ Mrs. E. W. MILLER, Mrs. P. J. LUTEWETTER, of Rochester and Mrs. L. N. MATTHEWS of Elmira, were recent guests of Mrs. Orville W. CURTIS, of Bly street.
+ James DUNN, a clerk at the Northern Central freight office, has been appointed a stenographer in the D. L. & W office at Buffalo. Mr. DUNN'S home is at Shortsville.
+ On Tuesday morning, Mrs. Timothy COSGROVE, who resides alone on Ontario street, was found nearly asphyxiated with coal gas, which had escaped from her stove. Dr. O. J. HALLENBECK was called and administered restoratives, and she revived after a few hours.
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